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Knox, Robert Gordon D. (Gordon) (1892–1917)

Robert Gordon Duncan Knox, c. 1915 photographer unknown

Robert Gordon Duncan Knox, c. 1915 photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

ROBERT GORDON DUNCAN KNOX was born at Benalla, Victoria, on 25th August, 1892, the son of Mr. James Knox and Mrs. Mary Isabella Knox. He was educated at the Benalla West State School. He joined the Bank’s service on 21st January, 1911, at Warrnambool, Victoria; was transferred to Maldon in February, 1911; to Bendigo in October, 1912; to Kyneton, as ledger-keeper, in December, 1912; to Moama in February, 1913; to the Head Office in August, 1913; to Moree, New South Wales, in September, 1914; and to Millthorpe in December, 1914.

Robert Knox enlisted in the A.I.F. in August, 1915, and was attached to the Army Medical Corps, 14th Australian General Hospital. While at Cairo, on his way to the front, in December, 1916, Robert Knox is believed to have been killed as his body was found in the Nile on 7th January, 1917.

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'Knox, Robert Gordon D. (Gordon) (1892–1917)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/knox-robert-gordon-d-gordon-22021/text31991, accessed 28 October 2020.

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Robert Gordon Duncan Knox, c. 1915 photographer unknown

Robert Gordon Duncan Knox, c. 1915 photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour